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Email: wiftlouisiana@gmail.com

P.O. Box 57737

New Orleans, Louisiana 70157

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WIFT International - SPECIAL EVENTS

WIFTI News: 
WIFTI Newsletters
CEC : London & Cannes May 2017 
WIFTI Chapter Executives Conference (CEC) May 14-16, 2017 in London, to be followed by WIFTI chapter sponsored events at the Cannes Film Festival where members are invited to attend.

Photo Gallery of past events:

WIFTI Past Events:
August 4 - 6, 2017: WIFTI USA Conference - Presidents & Board Liaisons gathered in New Orleans to discuss how to work together to bring more opportunities to their respective members, as well as provide work groups for the Presidents to develop their chapters. Group created a shared Membership Directory & Calendar.  Members also enjoyed a tour of Second Line Stages, the Satchmo Festival, White Linen Nights, drinks at iconic landmark places, such as the Roosevelt Sazerac Bar, Carousel, and MUCH, MUCH MORE. 

Past Events:

WIFTI USA CONFERENCE
August 4 - 6, 2017
Schedule of Events
Open to WIFTI Participants & WIFT Louisiana Board Members only. 
Location: 1822 Hastings Place, New Orleans, LA 70115 (All meetings will take place at the Hastings House)

For further information, email: wiftlouisiana@gmail.com

Agenda Items:

FRIDAY AUGUST 4TH - 1 PM til 6 PM.

1:00-1:15 pm - Eileen Hoeter, WIFTI President Call in and Talk

1:15- 2:00 Pm- Membership Introductions

2:00 PM-2:30 PM- Re-cap of London

2:30-2:40 PM- Break

2:40-3:00 PM-WIFTI BENEFITS- WIFTI NEWSLETTER 

3:00- 3:15 Pm- Regional Benefits

3:15- 3:30 Pm- Local-TO OUR State Chapters and how to add more benefits to our members

3:30 PM- 6:00 PM - Working Together as Chapters-

  • Working Events Calendar

  • Master Crew List

  • Group Events

  • Anything other Chapters need

  • Membership-  Kimberly

  • Attract New Members

  • Strategic Partnerships

  • Mentor/Shadow Program

7:00 PM- Friday Evening White Linen Nights,  and networking between WIFTI Reps and WIFT LA members.  

 

SATURDAY AUGUST 5TH - 8:30am - 6:30pm

8:30 am- Breakfast

9:00 am-11:30 am: Board of Directors

Topics Include:

  • Building your Board

  • Maintaining your Board

  • Avoid a BURNED OUT & BORED Board (Raising Chairs etc)

11:30-11:45 am- Break

11:45-  12: 30 PM- Programming/Workshops-

  • Educational - Skills Based

  • Educational - Business Based

  • Educational - Creative Based

12:30 PM- 1 :30 PM Lunch

1:30-3:00 PM-   WIFTI COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

  • Internal- Newsletter

  • External (Get a PUBLICIST on the Board!) -Website

  • Social Media “Maximization"

  • Best practices on Social Media.

  • How to get the Press on Board-

  • Publicity (Media Coaching for the Local Rotary (etc) Leaders and get Press Coverage

3:00- 4:30 PM   Marketing: WIFTI COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

  • Educating the Public about the Organization

  • Purposeful Marketing - Work with Strategic Partners 

  • Indirect  

4:30-445-- Break

4:45- 5:30- Mentor/Shadow Program

6:30 Evening of Fun

 

SUNDAY AUGUST 6TH - 9:00 am- 12:00 pm

9:00 AM Breakfast

9:30- Implementation:

  • Putting it all into Action

  • Quarterly Conference Calls

  • Presidents Collaborative

  • Programming Committee Head and/or Committee

  • Next Annual Meeting

12:00 Wrap

The following Events are open to all WIFTI Participants and WIFT Louisiana Members ONLY

Please join us for some or all of these member activities:

 

THURSDAY AUGUST 3RD-

6-7pm: Drinks at the Sazarec Bar (inside The Roosevelt Hotel, 130 Roosevelt Way)

7-9pm: Dinner at the Palace Cafe* (605 Canal Street)

9pm: Carousel Bar/ Monteleone Hotel

*RSVP for dinner to wiftlouisiana@gmail.com

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 4TH-

8-10:30am: Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour

Meet at 1822 Hasting’s Place (park on street). The group will leave promptly at 8am.

11:30-12: 30pm: Tour of Second Line Stages (Meet at 800 Richard Street)

7-9pm: Satchmo Fest; $5 entry; Located at the Old Mint at 400 Esplanade Ave. (Meet at 1822 Hasting’s Place.)

9:30pm: Meet at Spotted Cat at 623 Frenchmen Street

 

SATURDAY AUGUST 5TH-

NOLA NIGHT OUT: White Linen Night (Wear ALL WHITE)

7pm - Leave from 1822 Hasting’s Place after Group Photo; Catch Streetcar to Contemporary Arts Center (CAC)

7-9pm - Julia Street Block Party for Whitney White Linen Night in the 300-700 blocks of Julia Street

9:30pm - Until: Dinner at Mulate’s New Orleans Cajun Restaurant at 201 Julia Street (within walking distance of White Linen Night)

*RSVP for dinner to wiftlouisiana@gmail.com

SUNDAY FUN DAY:

12:30 - 1:30 PM: WIFT Workshops for Wift Louisiana members hosted by WIFTI presidents/delegates

2pm - Until: Choice of Oak Alley Plantation Tour (4 hours total) or the closing of Satchmo Fest at the Old Mint at 400 Esplanade Avenue

 

Please email wiftlouisiana@gmail.com if you have any questions.